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Mgr Programs 3 – TS/SCI w/poly clearance

Requisition ID: R10063878

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Annapolis Junction, Maryland, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Polygraph
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman’s Mission Systems (NGMS) sector is looking for a Manager Programs Level 3 to support the Sensing and Secure Solutions Operating Unit in Annapolis Junction, MD. The Program Manager directs all phases of programs from inception through completion and is responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of the program. This role encompasses both internally and externally facing activities and leads program review sessions with customers to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance. Additionally, this role builds trust and effective working relationships up, down and across customer and Northrop Grumman organizations.

What You'll Get to Do:

  • Works across technical and support organizational boundaries (E&S, Business Management, Global Supply Chain, Security, Operations, Mission Assurance, etc.) to ensure program requirements and objectives are being met. Drives for on-schedule, under-cost, high-quality deliverables and CDRLs. Fosters collaboration across programs and Enterprise/Sector COEs to create opportunities to improve program operations and to contribute to improved operations across the NG Enterprise.
  • Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications. Directs the work of employees assigned to the program from technical and administrative areas. Responsible for EVMS tracking and ensuring various program plans tie together (budget, expenditure plan, IMS, staffing plan, procurement plan, risk and opportunity management) and maintain alignment with agile execution plans.
  • Establishes design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test.
  • Develops new business or expands the product line with the customer. Participates in the negotiation of contract and contract changes. Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract.
  • Develops and maintains plans to back-fill and transition key positions including PMO positions as required to ensure smooth program operations.

Other Roles and responsibilities:

  • Leading and directing cross-functional Integrated Program Teams (IPT) to meet program cost, schedule and technical performance objectives.
  • Leading and evaluating operational and tactical planning and execution activities along with daily team work assignments, financial support analyses, and other mission-driven imperatives to support the program.
  • Ensuring program team understands and adheres to contract scope, and manages change through control board activities.
  • Works closely with Business Management to perform EVMS for the program.
  • Development and adherence to master plans and schedules.
  • Conducting thorough risk & opportunity management practices including identification, mitigation and realization.
  • Engages and coordinates with GSC to manage completion-type subcontracts.
  • Coordinates, gathers, analyzes and reports program status from business management, contracts, quality management, supply chain, and staffing.
  • Cultivating customer relationships and intimacy to develop further opportunities within the customer community.
  • Supports internal reporting and completion status from beginning to end consistent with program agile principles.
  • Develops and maintains program artifacts, processes, and procedures.
  • Supports the program relationships and communications with internal and external POCs and stakeholders.
  • Providing positive influence with respect to action and accountability for assigned roles.
  • Evaluating effectiveness of project area daily actions and systems; troubleshoot any potential and/or existing problems; work with appropriate individuals to put solutions into action.
  • Managing Government/customer supplied property or information (GFE, CFE, etc.)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree with at least 9+ years of relevant experience; Masters degree and 7+ years relevant experience; or PhD with 4+ years of experience.
  • Experience executing large, completion-type programs with complex technical requirements and significant subcontracted program content.
  • Experience collaboratively leading teams (project, program, campaign) or focused management roles.
  • Experienced presentation, communications, and negotiating skills.
  • Ability to lead people, define problems, collect and analyze data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Working knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVM).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Power Point, and Excel.
  • Ability to obtain Agile and SCRUM familiarity.
  • TS/SCI w/poly security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MPO TS/SCI w/poly security clearance.
  • Professional management experience with background in Federal and/or Defense contracting.
  • Demonstrated success in business development and program growth.
  • Familiarity with business management, contracts, quality management, and supply chain concepts, processes and practices.
  • Demonstrated experience with Earned Value Management (EVM).
  • Able to discern and maintain confidential information; act with sensitivity and discretion.
  • Analytical and visioning skills to support current and future operations and business growth.
  • A Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

Salary Range: $171,000 USD - $256,400 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.